Serenity: Ocean Awesome View! Family Friendly and Walk to Town!
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Cedar Key condo description
Are you looking for a little Serenity in your next Gulf Coast, Florida vacation? This is the original Cedar Key Serenity! Our views of the Gulf are panoramic, our style is low-key, and we want you to kick back, get comfortable and most of all, have a great time and come see us again!
~~If we are not available for your dates, check our other condo Tranquility in Cedar Key: VRBO #27021
Come stay with us and view our website at Cedar Key Vacation [.] com! Please visit our website (link below) or email or phone us at 706-485-7586 for availability. We reply to all inquiries very quickly. (Please note, we do not use the 'Book It Now' features or the 'Hospitality App'. We believe that your and our private information should stay just that - private.)
Please Google Serenity and Tranquility in Cedar Key for our websites.
Serenity is a third floor* vacation rental condominium with one king bedroom, plus loft bedroom. The master (king) bedroom is next to a full bath. The loft bedroom has its own shower bath and a convertible sofa and child bed chair. Our vaulted ceiling offers incredible two-story views of Cedar Key's back channel and Waccasassa Bay. If you are a bird-watcher, you will be mesmerized by the variety of birds that feed and hang out just below your private balcony. Throw open the French doors in nice weather and feel the sea air and breezes gently relax your mind and body. Enjoy the sunrise palette across the sky with your morning coffee and the spectacular colors of the sunsets each evening.
(*Please note we have no elevator!)
Our Cedar Key condominium vacation rental is fully furnished and equipped for your convenience. Our goal is to bring you back again and again. Besides our fully-equipped kitchen and quality linens, our amenities include private high speed DSL so you can check out local menus and activities and can stream movies and music to suit your every mood.
We offer private WiFi and hard-wired DSL. Please bring your own computer! Free streaming movies via NetFlix and Roku provide plenty of entertainment and music options. Free long distance calling in the US and Canada is included.
We purchased and refurbished Serenity in the summer 2005 - kitchenware was replaced. Living and dining areas were revamped in 2007 with fabulous ceramic tile - feels great on your bare feet after a hot summer day! 2012 updates include new linens, a new Covertible Sofa and a convertible chair bed in the loft bedroom/media room along with a new flatscreen TV for those times you just want to veg out in a comfortable spot. New King Mattress in 2013. New dining set in 2014.
Well-behaved dogs on flea and tick treatment may be accepted with owner permission. We prefer that you crate your dog when not in the condominium. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture.
Cedar Key is perfect for couples or family vacations. Park your car and walk to restaurants, galleries, boat rentals, shops, and the town marina. Most dining and shopping options on Dock Street are three blocks from Serenity. Golf cart rentals are also available if you would like to range a bit further. Cedar Key is part of Florida's Nature Coast--the feathered wildlife is abundant, the spring break party crowd is NOT. If you are looking for sugar-sand beaches, wild nightclubs, or singles bars don't come to Cedar Key--you won't find nightlife or long beaches here.
Our location insures no car noise from busy streets, no bar noise, just the sounds of birds, boats, and happy people fishing or playing in the pool. We're close enough to walk to Dock Street, but far enough away that you'll appreciate the serenity of the setting.
If you are looking to enjoy old Florida without 'the mouse'(sm), the plastic, or the crowds, come to Cedar Key and relax on the balcony and watch the birds and boats go by. You will not want to leave. Rent your vacation home ***from the owner*** - we can answer questions about specifics in Serenity and we happily provide recommendations and suggestions on how to make your trip to Cedar Key - your best vacation yet!
Cedar Key is surrounded by the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge - a refuge famous for its extensive colonies of nesting birds. Depending on the season you visit, you will see Roseate Spoonbills, White Pelicans, Dowitchers, Willets, Skimmers, Oystercatchers, Frigate Birds, Wood Storks, and many LBBs (little brown shorebirds, from plovers to sandpipers). Always resident are: Great Blue Herons, Little Blue Herons, Tricolors, Great Egrets, Osprey, Bald Eagles, and many others.
We hope you choose to stay with us in Serenity - our vacation rental condo in Cedar Key Florida. Talk directly to the owners - we love to help our guests plan their Cedar Key vacation by offering our unique perspective on visiting Cedar Key. And we are available to answer questions that only the owners know the answers to! (Yes, we update our calendar every night!)
Keywords: Cedar Key Vacation Rental, Condominium, Holiday Villa, Cedar Key Lodging, Cedar Key Rental, Vacation Rental Apartment, Gulf Home, Fabulous View, Private Balcony, Birdwatching, Private Fishing dock, Kid friendly lodging
- On floor 3
- 975 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1) Plush King mattress 2013!, Child Beds (1) This is a convertible chair that measures 32' wide x 76 inches long. It's great for kids, might not be comfortable for an adult., Convertible sofa which opens into a small, but comfortable double (full) bed. Measures approx. 50' wide by 80' long when open. A great size for two kids or small adults or one large adult....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Cordless Phone, Ceiling Fans, Computer, DSL, WiFi, Cooking Utensils, Electric veggie chopper, toaster, crock-pot, Full Linens provided, George Foreman grill, Wallmount Hairdryers, Jacuzzi (shared), Charcoal Grill (shared), No Smoking inside, Private Fishing Dock/Boat Parking, Fish-Cleaning Station, Small Private Sunning/Wading Beach...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Overlooking Waccassassa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Awesome view. Small sandy beach is adjacent to our private fishing dock, just below your balcony. It's perfect for launching your kayak or sunning...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Covered Parking:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
Excellent collection of pots, pans, utensils. Yes, you can cook a full dinner here without hauling your own pots on vacation! Clam steamer, pasta pot, slow cooker... even mallets to crack your crab......moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 16 - Oct 20, 2014
4 night min stay
Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
4 night min stay
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2015
4 night min stay
Jan 17 - Apr 30, 2015
4 night min stay
May 21 - May 25, 2015
5 night min stay
Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
4 night min stay
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
Please note we do NOT Pro-Rate stays longer than 7 nights. VRBO lies.
Pet Fee for approved dog
A crate is usually required. Flea/tick meds are required. $30 non-refundable fee per stay for an approved dog. (That is per stay, NOT per night.) Your credit card is held as surety against any damage caused by your dog and will be charged for excessive cleaning or repairs/replacement of damaged items.
We accept Visa, Mastercard or Discover to hold your reservation.
Feb-April usually requires a min 4 nights rental.
Holidays/Festivals: Reserve within 2 weeks of date - 3 night minimum @ $170/night
Holidays/Festivals: Greater than 3 weeks of date - 4 night minimum @ $170/night
Rates & Rules are subject to change. FL Tax not included.
Please see our website for details.
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Cedar Key Vacations offer lots of rest and relaxation in a quaint, old Florida setting. Activities include birdwatching, photography, inshore & offshore fishing, Cedar Key Nature Photography, Birding, Artistic Pursuits, shopping, kayaking, paddle-boarding, canoes and paddling sports. Cedar Keys is a National Wildlife Refuge and is close to the Lower Suwanee National Refuge too. We love the laid-back, flip-flop community which has more golf-carts than cars. Come see us, you'll love it. Escape to the Florida that time forgot!
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We are '50/60 somethings' new media professionals living in middle Georgia. We love the community of Cedar Key, Florida. Vacationing in comfort with Internet access is a requirement. Don't leave home without it! :-)
Why the Owner Chose Cedar Key:
We started visiting Cedar Key in 1997. An obscure reference to Cedar Key online doing a web search piqued our curiosity and we headed down for a long weekend and fell in love with Cedar Key (and each other!). Cindy used to spend her off season escapes on the Cape or on the Maine coast. After moving to GA, she couldn't find anything that had the old New England funky seaside town feel - where it didn't matter if you dressed for dinner, where there weren't any silly requirements for what shade of blue you could paint on a sign, and where birdwatching was just something you did as a matter of course. Cedar Key met all those requirements and more. No chain stores, lots of 'gone fishing' signs in windows of businesses, restaurants with really good food. We looked for a place to love, found our spot and waited five years for our first condo to be built. We had the pick of the sites. We 'did good' ;- on choosing which unit so we'd have an excellent view. Now almost two decades later, Cedar Key is still our favorite place to escape. We still spend most of our Cedar Key time hanging out on our balcony in Tranquility or Serenity or the fishing dock watching the world go by. And we love renting the condos out to folks and sharing our passion - Cedar Key, Florida.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Renting directly from the owner provides vacationers with the opportunity to ask direct questions like - do you have a hairdryer? Does your toaster do bagels? Do you have a private WiFi account? Can I make calls back to Canada? (Yes! Free long distance in US and Canada!) And of course, we love to help our guests plan their trips to Cedar Key from the quick weekend escape to a long stay for snowbirds. Let us help you enjoy Cedar Key! We regularly talk with guests to offer as much (or little information) to help them enjoy their vacation. Our roster of 'regulars' makes us feel pretty good that we're successful at being good hosts of Cedar Key Vacation Rentals.
- Primary: (706) 485-7586 (Georgia, USA)
Links to more information:
- CLICK HERE - Information about the Cedar Keys Wildlife Refuge
- CLICK HERE - Learn more about our Cedar Key Vacation Rental Condo - Serenity on our website!
- CLICK HERE - Our other condo vacation rental - VRBO listing #27021
- CLICK HERE - Our Facebook Page for our condos in Cedar Key
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
Welcome! Sunset colors from Serenity's balcony 5/12 - Cedar Key Vacation Rental
Gourmet cooking & dining for four in our Cedar Key Florida Rental Apartment
Serenity's master bedroom has a king bed with plush mattress and luxury linens.
View from Cedar Key FL Serenity's balcony a VRBO Condo - smell that salt air!
Newly refurbished pool! - Cedar Key FL VR - jacuzzi too! Boat cleaning available
Good morning! Living room view from our Cedar Key FL VRBO
Ibis, egrets, herons in the mangroves behind Serenity in Cedar Key, Florida
Sunset over Cedar Key Dock St. Walk to dining and bars from Serenity - 3 blocks!
Magnificent Frigate Birds seen on Seahorse Key at Cedar Keys NWR FL. Amazing!
View of the NW sky at sunset from Cedar Key FL Serenity's balcony May '12
View of Serenity's Living Room, Balcony and Cedar Key beyond.
View of Cedar Key FL vacation condo from balcony french doors
Cedar Key VR: Serenity seats four + 2 stools for wonderful gourmet meals.
Serenity's loft bedroom - view of skylight in hallway.
Serenity's Loft:Convertible sofa (double bed) and Convertible Chair (twin)
View of living area and balcony in Cedar Key Serenity from loft bedroom.
Private beach at our condo complex -Serenity - Cedar Key FL Vacation Lodging.
City Park and Beach is less than a block walk from Serenity in Cedar Key, FL
View of the city of Cedar Key FL from town beach. Walk to town from Serenity.
Boys fishing from private dock at Serenity in Cedar Key, FL
Fishing Charter Captain from Saltwater Assassin cleans fish outside of Serenity
View of Cedar Key from the Gulf of Mexico - boat rentals are available! Ask us!
Good morning! Serenity in Cedar Key Florida catches the dawn light!
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